Leaflet, How to Darn Holes and Tears

Board of Trade, England
Production date
Jan 1945

Object detail

Brief Description
A leaflet entitled: How to Darn Holes and Tears by Mrs Sew-and-Sew.

This is Chart Leaflet number 5 issued by the Board of Trade as part of a series of leaflets on mending and reinforcing clothing and linen.

The leaflet provides illustrations and step-by-step instructions on how to darn holes and tears, darning knitted fabrics and reinforcing heavy woollies.

The production date and codes are printed on the back page of the leaflet. This particular number was printed in January 1945 by Fosh and Cross Limited.
Production date
Jan 1945
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Paper folded in half and printed in black and blue ink.
Folded: Height x Width: 178 x 116mm
Subject date
Jan 1945
Credit line
from the estate of Miss Elizabeth Webb
Other number(s)
m99/78/196, 29270


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